pelvic

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superclass of eel-shaped chordates lacking jaws and pelvic fins: lampreys; hagfishes; some extinct forms Agnatha , superclass Agnatha
elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced Anguilliformes , order Anguilliformes , order Apodes
part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs appendicular skeleton
artery that originates in the internal iliac artery and supplies the pelvic muscles and bones arteria iliolumbalis , iliolumbar artery
bottom-dweller of warm western Atlantic coastal waters having a flattened scaleless body that crawls about on fleshy pectoral and pelvic fins batfish
having both pectoral and pelvic fins enlarged biplane flying fish , four-wing flying fish
elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic fins blennioid , blennioid fish
large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins catfish , wolf fish , wolffish
specialized endoscope for visually examining a woman's pelvic organs culdoscope
endoscopic examination of a woman's pelvic organs by the insertion of a culdoscope through the vagina culdoscopy
clumsy soft thick-bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a sucker; edible roe used for caviar Cyclopterus lumpus , lumpfish
regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery epidural , epidural anaesthesia , epidural anesthesia
position of a fetus in which the buttocks are present at the maternal pelvic outlet frank breech , frank breech delivery
inner branch of the common iliac artery on either side of the body; divides into several branches that supply blood to the pelvic and gluteal areas hypogastric artery , internal iliac artery
plexus of nerves serving the pelvic viscera hypogastric plexus , plexus hypogastricus
one of three veins draining the pelvic area iliac vein , vena iliaca
descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped lightening
autosomal recessive form of muscular dystrophy that appears anywhere from late childhood to middle age; characterized by progressive muscular weakness beginning either in the shoulder or pelvic girdle; usually progresses slowly with cardiopulmonary compli limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish Liparis liparis , sea snail , seasnail , snailfish
thigh and pelvic area loins
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